Month: August 2019

End of Summer

Today marks the end of Summer 2019, and it was our best summer yet! This was our first year we were able to bring on summer staff and boy were they a huge help. Our summer session is by far our busiest, but the hard work always pays off in the end.  We had a lot… Read more »

Canoe Camp 2019

Camp Day 1: Arriving at Base Camp The first day of On the Water Canoe Camp started bright in early at the Youth Odyssey office. After everyone said their goodbyes, we began our long journey to Caddo Lake State Park. After a long drive, there was only enough time to set up our camp and… Read more »

Outdoor Ambassadors

Get Outdoors! Youth Odyssey is on a mission to provide at-risk youth ages 10-17 with positive development through adventure programming and life skills curriculum. Simply put, we create leaders and outdoor ambassadors.  Today, we have a friend who can also be an enemy, it’s called technology. Technology does a lot of great things for society,… Read more »

Backpacking Camp 2019

When you first think of backpacking, you may have an image of a casual stroll through wilderness with your belongings following close behind. This idealesque vision is far from reality as you will find out below. The day began with loading up bright and early then traveling 7 hours to the Sabine National Forrest. After… Read more »